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Jackson County, created in 1853 from La Crosse County, is named after Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States. Located in southwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Black River Falls.

Land Area 987.32 sq miles Click for Black River Falls, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 12.79 sq miles
Elevation 796 ft at Black River Falls. 1,405 ft on the ridge south of Fairchild. 1,404 ft at West Saddle Mound. 1,330 ft on the ridge north of North Bend. 1,255 ft at Silver Mound.
Number of Lakes 135
Area in Lakes 5,004 acres (7.82 sq miles)
Rivers Black, Buffalo, Trempealeau
Major Watershed Mississippi River, Wisconsin River (East)
Geographical Province West: Western Upland. Central and East: Central Plain
Natural Vegetation West: oak savanna. West-central: expanses of white, black, and red oak. Around Black River Falls: areas of white and red pine; willows, soft maple, and ash along the river. East-central: jack pine and prairie grasses with black spruce, tamarack, and cedar. East: band of red and white pine from north to south, next to a band of black spruce, tamarack, and cedar; small area of sedge meadow.
Population  
1930:
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1990:
2000:
16,468
15,325
16,831
16,588
19,100
 
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West:
Eau Claire County, Clark County
Wood County, Juneau County
Monroe County, La Crosse County
Trempealeau County

Jackson County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.jackson.wi.us
Board of Supervisors Jackson County Board
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
307 Main St
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-0201
E-mail
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Courts
307 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615-1776
Phone: 715-284-0208
E-mail
County Sheriff Sheriff¹s Department
30 N 3rd St
Black River Falls, WI. 54615
Phone: 715-284-9009 administration
715-284-5357 emergency services
Health Department Health and Human Services
420 Hwy 54 W
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-4301
Highway Department Highway Department
307 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-0233
County Parks Forestry and Parks Department
307 Main St
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-8475
E-mail
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
307 Main St
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-0205
E-mail
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Jackson County
2275 11th St
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-4257
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Black River Area Chamber of Commerce
120 N Water St
Black River Falls, WI 54615-1315
Phone: 715-284-4658
  Black River Falls Downtown Association
PO Box 27
221 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-2503
  Merrillan Commercial Club
PO Box 70
Merrillan, WI 54754
Phone: 715-332-2332
  Merrillan Lions Club
200 N Main
Merrillan, WI 54754
Phone: 715-333-6019

Historical and Genealogical Societies Jackson County Historical Society
13 S First St
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-5314
  WIGenWebProject, Jackson County

Jackson County - Winding Rivers Library System
Black River Falls Public Library
Jackson County History Room
222 Fillmore St
Black River Falls 54615
715-284-4112
Taylor Memorial Library
420 2nd Street
Taylor 54659
715-622-2310
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